Be among the first to experience our newest small ship

Commencing sailing in Antarctica in the 2025-26 season, our newest small ship, the Douglas Mawson, is designed for global discovery. Carrying an average of 154 passengers, the Douglas Mawson will join the Greg Mortimer and Sylvia Earle in being named after inspiring pioneers in the fields of science, conservation and exploration.

The Douglas Mawson’s inaugural season will mark Aurora Expeditions’ return to East Antarctica for the first time in 15 years, with new itineraries to include a Mawson’s Antarctica voyage to East Antarctica in honour of the ship’s namesake, departing from Australia, a semi-circumnavigation of Antarctica, and immersive explorations of the Subantarctic Islands. The full program and inaugural voyage will be announced soon! 

Pre-register your interest for the Douglas Mawson‘s inaugural season by completing the form below and receive an additional USD $1,000 per person* off your voyage, in addition to in market promotions. To be eligible, pre-register by 18 April 2024; voyage must be booked and deposited by 30 June 2024.

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